Grundy County United Way seeks donations

United Way of Grundy County launches fundraising campaign

The United Way of Grundy County has launched its business fundraising campaign to help fund county organizations. Those organizations include the Community Food Pantry of Grundy County, Girl Scouts, Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri, Grundy County 4-H, Grundy County RSVP, Juvenile Court Diversion Program, Juvenile Office of the Third Judicial Circuit, Grundy County […]

KCP&L announces purchase of power from Missouri wind farms

Campaign launches to oppose wind turbines in Buchanan County

A citizen’s group has kicked off a campaign aimed at heavily restricting wind turbines from being built in northwest Missouri’s Buchanan County. Turbines have not gone up in Buchanan County, but some companies have shown interest.Anita Simon with the group ‘Friends of Buchanan County’ says a petition gathered asks County Commissioners to require a one-mile […]

Medicare

Carroll County Memorial Hospital launches Medicare Insurance helpline

Carroll County Memorial Hospital announces the launch of a toll-free Medicare Insurance helpline, which is designed to help Medicare beneficiaries receive education about Medicare and select a health plan that fits their needs and budget, while also retaining their existing hospital and doctors. The free helpline connects callers with licensed agents who can assist in […]

Ashley Ewing

Wright Memorial Hospital launches Oncology Nurse Navigator program

Wright Memorial Hospital recently launched a new program that will provide an oncology nurse navigator dedicated to easing the physical, spiritual, emotional, and financial hardships of living with and beyond cancer. The program is being funded in part by the Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation. The program will center around an on-staff oncology nurse navigator whose […]

Overcrowded Jail

Audio: Missouri public defender system launches pilot program in attempt to reduce overcrowded jails

The Missouri Public Defender System has rolled out a pilot program in five cities that aims to reduce overcrowded local jail populations. The Uptrust program will send text messages to defendants to remind them about court dates and other legal appointments. Public Defender System Director Michael Barrett thinks the new software could have an impact […]

Mahomes Crunch

Hy-Vee partners with 15 and the Mahomies Foundation to launch exclusive cereal

Football fans can eat breakfast with a champion. Hy-Vee, Inc. announced that its exclusive new cereal created in partnership with 15 and the Mahomies Foundation – charity of Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback and 2018 NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes II – will begin appearing on store shelves in select cities beginning August 1. The cereal, Mahomes […]